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Determining Insulin Pump Need for Diabetics

... a normal lifestyle? By using an insulin pump and carbohydrate counting, a diabetic can ... must weigh improved glycemic control, patient pump management, patient knowledge and lifestyle ... diabetic's health care before approving a $6,000 pump that also requires hundreds of dollars a year for ...

FDA Approves NovoLog(R) Labeling Update

... injection) can now use the insulin in their pump for up to six days following the U.S. Food and ... allowed for NovoLog((R)) to be stored in the pump reservoir for two days. This makes NovoLog((R)) ... this extended in-use time. An insulin pump is a small, battery powered device designed to ...

OneTouch(R) Ping(TM) Glucose Management System Approved by Health Canada

... OneTouch Ping is the first full-feature insulin pump that wirelessly communicates with a blood glucose ... insulin doses and opt to wirelessly instruct the pump to deliver them without touching the pump at all, giving patients more freedom and ...

Inflammation may trigger Alzheimer's disease, Saint Louis University findings suggest

... disease, accumulate in the brain because a pump that pushes it into the blood and past the ... barrier transporter known as LRP is the pump that removes amyloid beta protein from the brain ... in mice and found that it turned off the LRP pump that lets amyloid beta protein exit the brain ...

Insulet Establishes Eco-Friendly Disposal Program for the OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System

... PODD ), the leader in tubing-free insulin pump technology, announced today that the Company is ... for the environmentally safe disposal of insulin pump components. "People with diabetes shouldn't ... safe disposal program in the insulin pump industry. The OmniPod System makes diabetes a ...

Working Moms Find Freedom to Use Breast Pumps Where They Want, When They Want

... the biggest functional advancement in breast pump technology for working women in decades. The ... Freemie™ lets lactating moms discreetly pump hands-free underneath their clothing. The device ... Freemie™ system will now have the choice to pump right out in the open because the milk collection ...

Virus filters for medical diagnosis

... turbulence structures formed in the microscale pump channels. The nano- and microparticles actually intended to verify the pump effect accumulated in large quantities in the ... systematically controlled. This is because in the pump mechanism examined, high-frequency electrical ...

AGH Joins Select Group of Medical Centers in Study of Promising New Technology for Treatment of Heart Failure

... body. Similar to the way an automobile fuel pump regulates the flow of gasoline to the ... blood throughout the body. The small pump sits in the upper part of the patient’s abdomen. A second tube attached to the pump exits the body through the wall of the abdomen ...

CareFusion Announces Board of Directors, Progress on Alaris Consent Decree

... expert certified that the company's infusion pump operations are in conformity with the Quality ... its own inspection of CareFusion's infusion pump operations within 45 days. The company ... actions and a new quality system for our infusion pump products," said Dwight Winstead, chief operating ...

First heart patients implanted with next-generation mechanical heart pump

... implanted with a next-generation artificial heart pump called the DuraHeart Left-Ventricular Assist ... heart failure, their heart isn't strong enough to pump sufficient blood for normal activities, leaving ... like the DuraHeart are designed to help the heart pump blood from the left ventricle to the aorta, ...

Powerful Antacids Raise Chances of Fracture

... Powerful and widely used antacids called proton pump inhibitors and histamine-2 receptor antagonists ... increase the risk of bone breaks. Common proton pump inhibitors include Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium, ... were 30 percent more likely to be taking proton pump inhibitors over two years, he found. In ...

Spanish-Speaking OmniPod Customer Support Now Available Around-the-Clock

... PODD ), the leader in tubing-free insulin pump technology with its OmniPod System, has expanded ... System has dramatically simplified insulin pump therapy for people living with diabetes," said ... diabetes all the benefits of insulin pump therapy, with unprecedented freedom, comfort and ...

Lilly and Medtronic Form Alliance to Provide Solutions for Diabetes Management

... and intensive management of insulin, insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). ... system that combines the power of insulin pump therapy with CGM. "Medtronic and Lilly are ... the latest educational tools regarding insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring." ...

Watson-Marlow Releases Informative Video Featuring Showcased High Purity Pumps, Tubing and Fillers at Interphex 2009

... 620 and 720 pumps deliver the best combination of pump and drive technology, meeting the quality control ... biotech manufacturers. Watson-Marlow's new Bp pump brings the advantages of PROFIBUS networking to ... customers to integrate this sealless, valveless pump technology into their PROFIBUS control system. ...

Insulet Applauds Employee for Bronze Medal Performance in World Blind Sailing Championships

... of Insulet, the leader in tubing-free insulin pump technology with its OmniPod(R) Insulin Management ... diabetes all the benefits of insulin pump therapy, with unprecedented freedom, comfort and ... Insulet seeks to expand the use of insulin pump therapy among people with insulin-requiring ...

Insulet Receives CE Mark for the OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System

... PODD ), the leader in tubing-free insulin pump technology, announced today that the Company has ... from choosing the best treatment option, insulin pump therapy. We are eager to be able to offer our ... diabetes all the benefits of insulin pump therapy, with unprecedented freedom, comfort and ...

Smallest full support heart assist device on trial at Northwestern Memorial

... heart failure, a condition where the heart cannot pump enough blood to the body's organs. The HeartWare ... becomes available. In subsequent trials the HVAD pump will be trialed in subjects that are not ... of the body. A driveline cable attaches to the pump and connects to a portable controller, powered by ...

Commonly used ulcer drugs may offer treatment potential in Alzheimer's disease

... drug. "Our results show that proton pump inhibitors are also antiinflammatory agents. They ... Hashioka, first author on the paper. Proton pump inhibitors include lansoprazole and omeprazole. ... THP-1 cells, were exposed in vitro to the proton pump inhibitors, their secretions became less toxic ...

Acid Reducers May Not Help All With Asthma

... acid-suppressing medications known as proton pump inhibitors (PPI). But a study in the April 9 ... fluids to wash out of the stomach. Proton pump inhibitors work by suppressing acid production. ... because you're taking Nexium or another proton pump inhibitor, talk to your doctor." More ...

Artificial pump effectively backs up failing hearts

... 2.5-inches across and weighing 10 ounces, the pump is considered an improvement over earlier devices ... rotor that is suspended by blood within the pump housing and magnetically rotated. Since the ... cells is lessened. With only one moving part, the pump is resistant to wear. The positive results ...

Researchers Successfully Create Computer-Simulated Model for Evaluating Artificial Pancreas

... Management System--including the OmniPod insulin pump and Personal Diabetes Manager that controls ... that automates the interaction between the pump and monitor, and facilitates the running of a ... project's first goal is to integrate an insulin pump and continuous blood glucose monitor to closely ...

SingaporeMedicine Highlights Singapore's Advanced Pain Management Techniques

... available to pain sufferers - the intrathecal pump and the spinal cord stimulator . Introduced here ... Baclofen, Bupivacaine and Ziconatide. Since the pump delivers medication straight to the spinal cord, ... far lower dosage. "Absorption via the pump is a lot better compared to medication that is ...

Blood Thinner, Heartburn Drugs May Be Risky After Heart Attack

... given the blood thinner Plavix, plus a proton pump inhibitor such as Prilosec or Nexium, may be at ... forming. Many doctors also prescribe proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which are drugs used to help ... between the PPI and Plavix," he said. A proton pump inhibitor should only be prescribed to patients ...

Cardinal Health, FDA Amend Infusion Pump Consent Decree

... consent decree regarding the company's infusion pump products. Cardinal Health has operated ... a thorough review of its broader line of infusion pump products within 60 days and submit a corrective ... certify whether the company's infusion pump operations are in conformity with the Quality ...

OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System Lets Team Type 1 Members Focus on Competing at Amgen Tour of California

... is a major advantage over traditional insulin pump systems, with which you have to carry the machine ... diabetes all the benefits of insulin pump therapy, with unprecedented freedom, comfort and ... Insulet seeks to expand the use of insulin pump therapy among people with insulin-dependent ...

Thoratec Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire HeartWare International For US$282 Million;

... Ventricular Assist System, is a full-output pump designed to be implanted next to the heart. It ... from advanced heart failure. HeartWare's HVAD(TM) pump is the only full-output pump designed to be implanted in the chest, avoiding ...

Arthritis Pain Relief Cream Drives Sales with In-Store Sampling

... their product to retail consumer shows in 16 oz. pump bottles for people to try. The pump bottles proved to be such a success, that the ... Myo-Med, the company had originally intended the pump bottles exclusively for healthcare use in ...

Plavix Plus Heartburn Drugs May Hike Heart Risk

... drug Plavix and an acid-reducing proton pump inhibitor medication after a heart attack have a ... have enormous public health implications. Proton pump inhibitors such as Prilosec and Prevacid are ... attack and found that people on certain proton pump inhibitors had a 40 percent increased risk of a ...

Proton pump inhibitors increase risk of heart attacks for patients on common cardiac drug

... used acid-lowering medications called proton pump inhibitors, a new study published online in CMAJ ... if patients were taking one of several proton pump inhibitors, including omeprazole, lansoprazole, ... found no such association with the proton pump inhibitor pantoprazole or with other ...

PA Governor Rendell Announces $94 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure

... new sewer collection lines and upgrade a pump station to handle wet weather water flows that ... construct a new wastewater treatment plant, four pump stations and more than nine miles of sewage ... construct new sewage collection lines and grinder pump connections to eliminate overloading of the ...

Antacids Are Best First Choice for Indigestion

... dyspepsia are treated with empirical proton pump inhibitor treatment [meaning that treatment ... than testing] all over the world, [making] proton pump inhibitors one of the most prescribed drugs ... antagonists instead of treatment with proton pump inhibitors. Treatment with ...

Video: Paralyzed From the Chest Down, Triathlete Takes Second in the Handcycle Division of the Ford Ironman World Championship

... treats severe spasticity, through a programmable pump that is surgically placed under the skin of the abdomen. The pump is connected to a small, flexible catheter that ... the implantable pump. The implanted pump and catheter are surgically placed beneath the ...

Heart Failure Patients With Normal Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Don't Benefit From Treatment With Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker

... with a failing heart is a reduced ability to pump blood, called a low ejection fraction, said ... as a large, poorly contracting heart that can't pump adequate blood to the rest of the body with an ... or preserved ejection fractions. Their hearts pump well and are not enlarged yet these patients ...

Impact of insulin pump under study

... AUGUSTA, Ga. Using an insulin pump to manage diabetes is more convenient than ... College of Georgia researchers say. "Insulin pump technology is touted to improve flexibility in ... will study 80 local people 40 diabetics (20 on a pump and 20 on insulin injections) and their ...

LegalView Warns Proton Pump Inhibitor Patients of Potential Bone Fracture Risk Associated with Drug

... of bone fractures among patients using proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drugs. The drugs are used to ... [proton pump inhibitor __title__ Proton pump Inhibitor Risks] (PPI) drugs of the potential for ...

Special Summer Camp Helps Girls Recognize Inner and Outer Beauty

... Retin-A Micro(R) pump and ELLEgirl.com Send Four Girls to My Beauty ... ANGELES, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Retin-A Micro(R) pump has teamed up with the popular teenage Web site ... In light of the survey results, Retin-A Micro(R) pump recognized My Beauty Camp as a valuable ...

Powerful Antacid Drugs Raise Fracture Risk

... Proton pump inhibitors taken for more than 7 years quadrupled ... research shows that long-term use of proton pump inhibitors for acid reflux, peptic ulcers and ... to curb their enthusiasm for prescribing proton pump inhibitors, which have surged in popularity, ...

OneTouch(R) Ping(TM) Glucose Management System Cleared by FDA

... OneTouch Ping is the first full-feature insulin pump that wirelessly communicates with a blood ... doses and opt to wirelessly instruct the pump to deliver them without touching the pump at all, giving patients more freedom ...

STMicroelectronics and Debiotech Announce First Prototypes of Disposable Insulin Nanopump

... The highly miniaturized disposable insulin pump combines Debiotech's expertise in insulin ... associated with current pump solutions. Insulin pump therapy, or Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin ... CSII, the patient is connected to a programmable pump including a storage reservoir, from which insulin ...

Acne - Not Just a Teen Issue

... during the office visit." Retin-A Micro(R) pump was specifically designed to reduce ... with other tretinoin formulas. Retin-A Micro(R) pump delivers a consistent amount of medication with ... Interactive on behalf of Retin-A Micro(R) pump between December 7 and December 19, 2007 among ...
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